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Re: OXS function / performance
I use to run my '86 Coupe w/o it and it ran the great. I think your car
will run good if you have the fuel mixture adjusted just right to most
conditions that exist except if your car needs work. Even then it
sometimes helps to adjust it just so the car will run to allow you to get
a part or take it to your mechanic conditions. If you adjust the fuel
mixture with the oxygen sensor hooked back up, it may run like it does now
with it off. Maybe you car runs better due to the work you just had done.
Just a couple of things to consider.
On Wed, 11 Mar 1998, Rob Winchell wrote:
> Q -
> I got my car back from the garage yesterday and they had forgotten to plug
> the oxygen senson and heater back in (they disconnected it to get at
> something else). Caused the "Check Engine" light to go on, but other than
> that, the car seemed to run great. When I plugged it back in, it wasn't
> running as well.
> Now, I guess I would expect this since the car was running rich when the OXS
> was unplugged (right?). Thing is, I was getting better gas mileage WITHOUT
> the OXS. This doesn't make any sense to me at all. Is this the sign that the
> OXS is bad, that the car is insane or I'm just totally confused?
> Rob Winchell
> 91 200Q
> 87 4kCS